Here we are with #94 of Original Comic Art Tips, let’s start as usual with auction results!
Original Comic Art Auction results:
Not much to see in eBay results, the TMNT cover by Kevin Eastman went for $5,200, a Camelot page by Brian Bolland for $2,800, the Hulk painting by Bruce Timm for $1,200, and that nice Emma Frost painted bust by Jeff Dekal for $200.
Heritage Sunday: the Frank Quitely Invisibles page went, unsurprisingly, for $3,800, the Excalibur splash by Alan Davis for $2,700, the Kamandi splash by Kirby for $2,300, the Wally Wood MAD strip for $2,500, the Kevin O’Neill League page for $2,100.
The X-Men title splash by Dave Cockrum was sold at Hakes for $75k (the other pieces went for more or less market price), the Bernie Wrightson art at Profiles In History was all sold for high prices, the Frankenstein plate went for $180k, the poster painting for $128k, the Justice cover by Alex Ross remained “affordable” at less than $5k, the Wolverine illustration by Adam Hughes went for only $900.
This week on eBay
A cheap 6-sketch lot, with Adam Hughes and Jerry Ordway, a Nexus page by Adam Hughes, Fathom page by Michael Turner, a zombie by Charlie Adlard, a complete horror story by Ross Andru, a Spirit page by Will Eisner, a Family Circus panel by Bil Keane and a Nancy Sunday by Bushmiller.
Heritage Sunday Auction
First remember that the Larry Shell benefit auction is ending this Sunday. After I sent the last issue, 2 great items were added: a Xenozoic Tales illustration by Mark Shultz and a Frankenstein’s Monster portrait by Daniel Clowes.
Marvel: a Kitty Pride page by Paul Smith, Wolverine and X-Men original art by Marc Silvestri, Kirby layouts in this Strange Tales page, pure Kirby pencils in this F4 animation storyboard. A 1964 Giant Man page by Dick Ayers.
Heritage Signature Auction part 1 of 2
Here we are with another signature auction, as usual there’s too much great art to display here. I’ll be pretty quick, but there are, usually, multiple pieces by each artist.
From A to F we start with a Williamson/Frazetta EC complete story, a Flash Gordon Sunday by Alex Raymond, a Shazam DPS by Alex Ross, an INCREDIBLE Creepy splash by Alex Toth, the full team X-Men #100 cover by Art Adams, the cover to Conan #11 by Barry Smith, an Animal Man cover by Brian Bolland and a Wonder Woman painting by Bruce Timm.
A Watchmen page, a great Avengers splash by Don Heck, do you remember that Michael Jackson MAD cover by Drew Friedman? A Daredevil cover by Esad Ribic, an Harley Quinn cover by Frank Cho, a Creepy cover by Frazetta and a beautiful Lone Wolf cover by Frank Miller.
See you next Week!!